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discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
vibrant - full of vigor or energy; vibrating
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola